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Quality Control Manager

Champaign, Illinois, 61821, United States
April 03, 2018

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To continue to be successful as a Quality Control Manager for an industry leader. Currently accomplished as a Quality Control Manager of a 20+ brand proprietary division of Hobbico, a Radio Control & General Hobby Worldwide Distributor. Experienced in developing Quality Control Specifications, Acceptance Standards, and managing inspections for a variety of products. Career Summary, Highlights, & Accomplishments

Quality Control Manager December 2015-Present Hobbico - Champaign, IL

Responsible for Creation, Implementation, and Administration of Acceptable Quality Limit Standard at Hobbico.

Implemented a Cost of Quality Tracking System.

Performed data collection and statistical analysis that resulted in sound recommendations that were adopted by the Proprietary Products Division.

Remotely managed 6 onsite inspectors in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Reno NV.

Implemented inventory control measures to reduce and prevent merchandise waste.

Quality Control Technician June 2006- December 2015 Hobbico - Champaign, IL.

Hands on development of several types of products: Radio Control Aircraft, Arial Drones, 2.4GHz RF Transmitters, and Receivers.

Facilitator of Continuous Improvement Initiatives. Quality Control Coordinator June 2006 –December 2015- Champaign, IL

US Patent Recipient 2012 (Tactic Any Link 2.4GHz Radio Adapter).

Over a period of 11 years was solely responsible for Quality Assurance, Quality Control, and Acceptance of over $200 million in merchandise.

Recipient of the Hobbico President's Award (Top Honors) in 2011.

Worked with Chinese Manufacturers to modify and improve overall product performance.

Eliminated machine defects through recommendations of machine adjustments with Chinese Manufacturers.

AutoCAD & SolidWorks Software Utilization: Produced, Maintained, and Modified CAD files and documents for the completion of several commercial projects.

Maintained Successful Business Relations with 15 project managers over an 11 year period.

Experienced in product vendor sourcing, production scheduling, product testing, & development.

International Business Travel: 2014, 2 week trip to China (Shanghai/Hong Kong), visiting manufacturers, presenting my quality standards & strategy to current and prospective vendors. Education

Bachelors Degree of Science 2000 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Edwardsville, IL

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